This dish, made with shallots, is not only very tasty but also highly nutritious.
Skin shallots and cut them lengthwise. Saute in oil in a wok. Lightly pound together grated coconut, chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, and garlic and then add curry leaves to the mixture. Add this mixture to the sautéd shallots. Stir till dry and remove from the flame.